In 2022 the term “Work/Life Balance” is becoming increasingly important for individuals and employers, but what does it mean?
Maintaining a Work/Life Balance is about separating your personal and professional lives without allowing one to negatively affect the other. Both are important and neither should be neglected as a healthy Work/Life balance will enable you to thrive in both your professional and personal life.
The truth is that work/life balance means something different to every individual, but here are some tips to help you find a balance that is right for you.
Letting go of perfectionism will allow you to avoid becoming burned out.
Technology has created expectations of constant accessibility. The workday never seems to end. When you finish work, try to switch off your Phone and Laptop so that you can allow yourself to switch off and spend time with your family.
If you are making yourself available 24/7 and taking on every task that is asked of you this can become overwhelming and cause burnout. It can also affect your ability to productively perform your job role. So, learn to harness the power of no.
Exercising is often the first thing to go out of the window when our calendars fill up however it is important to remember to exercise. Exercise is an effective stress relief tool, and it pumps feel good endorphins through our body. It helps to lift our mood and make us feel more productive in general.
Imagine you’re just about to leave your workplace. Before you do, write a note to yourself listing the outstanding tasks or any work things that are on your mind. Then shut the diary, turn of your PC and leave it. Focus on the image of shutting your diary, saving your work, and turning off your PC.
As an employer do you feel that your business promotes a health work/life balance? And do you understand the negative impact that a poor work/life balance can have on an individual’s ability to perform at their best in work? Here at Fusion Occupational Health, we understand that there are many variables to employee wellbeing, and we have designed our health and wellbeing offering to help organisations to drive high levels of employee engagement into your health and wellbeing strategy. To get you started, we can provide a free workplace wellbeing needs analysis that helps you to understand the necessary steps you must take for healthier and more productive workforce in 2022!
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Posted by Ben Roberts on
7 February 2022 at 12:00 AM
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